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visits the indianapolis museum of art, now attracting visitors inside and out. >> indianapolis is kind of boring sometimes but stuff like this just brings in a whole new fresh face. you know, something bright and colorful. fun. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: home sales dropped last month to their lowest level in more than a decade. the national association of realtors reported sales of existing homes in july fell by more than 27%. sales fell in all regions of the country, despite low mortgage rates and fire sale prices in many areas. the larger-than-expected drop in home sales led to a drop on wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost 134 points to close at 10,040. the nasdaq fell more than 35 points to close over 2,123. to help explain what's behind the housing fall, w
at the vfw convention in indianapolis and the president is still on vacation, this week in martha's vineyard and when he gets back to washington, we understand, one of the first orders of business will be to address the nation, on the topic of iraq and these are pictures of him vacationing there, much more coming up on this issue of iraq, and what vice president joe biden will have to say coming up on "america's newsroom." gregg: the government warning that even more eggs may be recalled, the fda does not know exactly how the eggs or chickens were contaminated, adding that we could see more eggs pulled from the she was over the next several weeks. so far, there were 1300 reported salmonella poisonings linked to eggs, from two iowa farms and both farms share the very same suppliers of chickens, and feed, and they also have ties to an iowa business, with a history of violating state and federal laws. martha: back to one of the biggest stories of the summer, there is a new and dangerous voice in the mosque debated. according to reports, opposition over plans to build an islamic center near grou
to die at indianapolis motor speedway, at 13 should he have been behind the wheel and should an adult make that call, this is a very controversial issue, and, all centers around the tragic loss of this little boy and we'll talk about it, coming up. "4 million drivers switched!" gecko water bottle... notebook... chamois... gecko: sir, i feel a little bit uncomfortable with all... you know... with all this. i mean, it's not about me. should be about how geico's the third-largest car insurance company in the nation. things like that. boss: oh, of course! we're not gonna get carried away. gecko: uh...yeah... all right as long as we don't overdo it. vo: geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. so you think your kids are getting enough vegetables? yeah, maybe not. v8 v-fusion juice gives them a full serving of vegetables plus a full serving of fruit. but it just tastes like fruit. v8. what's your number? martha: new polls out this morning show republicans have taken an unprecedented lead, this is a gallup -- gallup poll, as we head into election seaso
in indianapolis, he talked about the future with iraq, now that the last american combat brigade has left the country. >> draws down our troops in iraq does not mean we are disengaging from iraq. in fact, quite the opposite is true. we're in the process in following on president bush's proposal for a long-term relationship. >> mike vick ker aa is travelin with the president. >> reporter: you know how much the president likes to golf, apparently even barack obama doesn't want to get out in this weather, out on the links. but he got out for some golf yesterday, but it was not near the gale that hits martha's vineyard today. once he returns from this ten-day interlude on martha's vineyard with his family, that's sunday, august 29, he will go directly to new orleans where he will observe the fifth anniversary of katrina, tuesday of next week is august 31st, and that is the deadline that president obama set forth as a candidate and as president and for withdrawal. last week when we saw those dramatic pictures of the last of that combat brigade heading over the border out of iraq, the president
indianapolis motor speedway. peter lenz fell off his bike in a warm-up lap and was run over by another motorcycle which was driven by a 12-year-old. >>> well, we've been showing amazing video all week from a rare expedition from the "titanic" far out in the atlantic. hurricane danielle temporarily put it on hold. the plan is to get back to work in a week. nbc's kerry sanders live in newfoundland for us this morning. so the weather got in the way, huh? >> reporter: well, i know. and isn't that ironic? because if you think about it, it was the weather with an iceberg that did in the "titanic" 98 years ago and strange this morning as we had the captain making the decision to get out of there because danielle was going to be following up the gulf stream which is, you know, that warm water off the east coast just like a highway for a hurricane. and going straight to the spot where the "titanic" went down. he said the seas might be upwards of 40 feet. i said, i'm with you. let's get out of here but we had mother nature taking the ". >> tannic" down. we woke up this morning, shrouded in fog j
.d. norman. there's -- j.d. norman has taken an ad out in the local indianapolis newspaper called "the indianapolis star" and here it is this morning. full page ad pleading with the members of the local 23 to have a vote on this issue. this is 650 jobs that we'd like to keep in indiana as the national union representative knows and indicates in the paper this morning, these individuals were will be being paid at the market wage rate. >> sure. j.d. norman said effectively you can work for us at this particular rate which is $15.50 an hour. mitch, tell us, $15.50 an hour, is that on par? it's half of what the g.m. workers are making right now. is it on par with what other automakers in indiana are making? >> well, we have toyota plants, subaru facility and a honda plant here in indiana and it's above the starting wage rate at those facilities. and at the starting wage rate for what new g.m. workers would be paid when they're hired into the new g.m. in addition to this, the g.m. workers would be allowed to move to other facilities across the -- other g.m. facilities across the country o
.o.p. presidential nomination. joining us from indianapolis is the governor of indiana, mitch daniels. governor, your state's private sector has added 46,000 jobs so far this year. that's a growth rate of 2%, which is triple the national average. what should washington be doing to boost hiring in the private sector? >> washington should be doing everything it possibly can, because vibrant economic growth of a sustained nature and at a rate that we have rarely if ever seen is our only chance of keeping the terrifying deficits that we're now looking at from getting even worse. here in indiana, we have done everything we know how in this recession to build the best sandbox in america, lower the cost of doing business, keep taxes down; particularly, in this recession, make regulation fair and consistent and try to have the most inviting climate anywhere for jobs and investment. i'm hopeful national policy will take that same direction. >> chris: what about more stimulus, they are going to pass in the house and send to the president the new bill, i think it's $26 billion, more state aid, keep teachers hir
on the republican live from indianapolis. you are on the air. caller: yes, this is bill. from indianapolis. i called you the other day about this young man talking to you on the phone. he calls in all the time. he is a republican, he is a democrat, he is an independent, he is from 15 different towns up he is from 15 different towns up in michigan, he tells you different -- 15 different names. he sounds like a very intelligent man but how can you believe anything he says when he calls with 15 different names, 15 different cities in michigan and he calls all the time and you guys just let them, let him, let him. host: bill, i know it is a -- not a perfect system. we are working on it and have tried to identify the caller. obviously he puts a lot of effort in getting past the system that we set up to catch people who call in before 30 days. we need to allow 30 days between the phone calls. i am going to go to paul, independent line, orlando, florida. caller: good morning, greta. i love c-span. i am a c-span junkie. but i am calling -- bill is spot on. i hear people calling this thing i have been trying
that. host: we will go to bill on the republican line in indianapolis. caller: yes. this is bill from indianapolis. your first caller that called in this morning -- yes, your first caller, he calls in just about every day. his name is hank one day, independent, jeff, next that, he is a democrat, one day he is a republican. he calls and, that obama, he is such a great man, such a great president. and you guys let him go on and on and on every day. build a commentator is the only one who will call people down from calling in every day. and you guys have a 30-day -- host: i apologize. i did not recognize his voice this morning. i am getting a note from the producer saying it has been handled. but if that is the case, you are right. we do ask people to wait 30 days. my apologize -- my apologies for not recognizes -- recognizing his voice. with selected, and on the issue? caller: if no, i just got upset. but i watch every morning and i enjoy the program and meet you said around and let the same guy call. host: hawaii, go ahead. caller: i believe the first caller the guy just criticized, wh
. that is the only comment i have to say about that. host: we will go to bill on the republican line in indianapolis. caller: yes. this is bill from indianapolis. your first caller that called in this morning -- yes, your first caller, he calls in just about every day. his name is hank one day, independent, jeff, next that, he is a democrat, one day he is a republican. he calls and, that obama, he is such a great man, such a great president. and you guys let him go on and on and on every day. build a commentator is the only one who will call people down from calling in every day. and you guys have a 30-day -- host: i apologize. i did not recognize his voice this morning. i am getting a note from the producer saying it has been handled. but if that is the case, you are right. we do ask people to wait 30 days. my apologize -- my apologies for not recognizes -- recognizing his voice. with selected, and on the issue? caller: if no, i just got upset. but i watch every morning and i enjoy the program and meet you said around and let the same guy call. host: hawaii, go ahead. caller: i believe the first ca
president joe biden will be in indianapolis today to talk about the war in iraq. this comes days after the last u.s. combat troops begin to leave the country. will the v.p. address the fact that iraq still does not have a government and, perhaps, have not put enough pressure on that government or helped that government work towards a compromise? kelly wright is live in washington with the preview. hey, kelly. >> good morning to you. fox news has learned from senior administration officials that the speech that vice president joe biden delivers later today is expected to be a three part speech, if you will, dealing with iraq, afghanistan and veterans programs funded during the obama administration. with the troop draw down, vice president biden will predict a resolution of the current political impasse in iraq and state the issue will be resolved in the near future. he will neither set nor predict a political compromise. he will also note the progress of the iraqi army and police forces in providing security in iraq's major cities and rural areas as well. u.s. commander in iraq says he'
and the indianapolis colts won that team's first super bowl championship in 36 years. many sports analysts credit their victory to the effective leadership style of coach tony dunni dungy. in his new book tony dungy reveals the philosophy for success on and off the football field. this book -- in your book you write in the 2007 indianapolis colts, quote, was not necessarily the most talented team you had ever coached but was the team that came together best. what kind of leadership did you feel you needed to impart to this team to get the most out of them? >> well, i really felt like it was just pulling everybody together, getting everybody going in the same direction and believing in each other. that can be done a lot of ways. my way was just to really encourage and tell the guys what we could do and that team embraced it more than anyone i had. >> and, in fact, coach chuck noll of the pittsburgh steelers, a player, assistant coach, you said his philosophy was that -- his idea of your job was to help your team be better. >> and that is really the message behind this book. i think sometimes as le
in agriculture. host: lincoln, on the republican line from indianapolis. caller: my family has been part of the national federation for the blind for the past few years now. basically, we have lobbyists could go to congress and say what we need we needpets in our lives. hybrid anding the electric cars because we cannot hear them. many people including me have almost gotten hit by them. we are petrified of them. we have been trying to get them to put some sort of thing to make them make noise. host: go ahead. guest: this is a great question. this is exactly what people need lobbyists. they need to have their story told. i work on closed captioning, to get it on television. it took about six years to get it passed. you think it would be easy, but it was not. the 30 million deaf and hard of hearing that excess. the girl scouts, mothers against drunk drivers, telecommunications people -- everyone has a lobbyist here because there are so many competing voices here. your job is to be about to get a great message management, work for that, and help with this hybrid issue. i know that congress i
is joining us from indianapolis on the independent line, good morning. caller: good morning, thank you for accepting my call. my question was pertaining to the privacy. if they're worried about our privacy, then why is it that the consumer has to go out and purchase the cookies or whatever else it is to keep them from going in our background? to me, it just doesn't seem right to be on the computer, go in, and somebody retrieving all of my personal information, because i guarantee, out of their "transparency" i can't do that with the corporations and find out how much money the executives are making. my question is why is it that the consumer has to go out and purchase these things for their computer? host: thank you. caller: thank you. guest: well, i'm not sure you need to purchase anything. almost everything we're talking about is free. for instance, if you want to download some free software that blocks tracking, you can do that, or you can look for free at some of these transparency websites that will tell you a little bit what they know about you. i agree that this value exchange t
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